Nzikazi Wilderness Camp
Travel Blogs from Kruger National Park
So after a long flight from Dubai we landed in joburg, it was then a five hour drive to hazyview, it should have taken for but we got lost, a few times!!!
We finally made it to hazyview and eventually found our accommodation, it was ok but the drive way was so steep we nearly burnt the clutch trying to get up it.
The following day we spent looking at waterfalls and some pot holes. It was a long day in the car and was really hot, supposed to be winter but got ...
... camping ground the upgrades were very expensive at $100 a double and there was a very well stocked shop and a restaurant and bar. Our camping site was bare dirt but it was well shaded and the facilities were clean and well maintained. We had a 3 hour break here before our afternoon game drive so we went down to the Sabe river that flows by the camping ground next to the boundary fence and saw over the other side of the river ...
... However, mixed with bacon, onions, peppers and made into a tart (i.e. disguising the taste and texture) it was rather good: the whole meal was a good indication of food to come :)
After a too early morning, it was time to get into the open safari vehicle and wrap ourselves up in multiple layers and blankets for an hour drive to the park entrance (for most of which we obviously slept). After sorting out our entrance forms, that was it; we were on safari!
... in the naughty corner) - you could say I was a little on edge at the prospect of a week in amongst some of the most dangerous animals on the planet.
With the beat of the bongos fresh in my ears from our tree planting weekend, my heart had now become a bongo of fear, pounding each time the prospect of Safari came up. I'd put on a brave face as we perused the brochures, although the bongo of fear would rise up into my ...
... certainly among the simplest. The airport itself was little more than a thatched roof hut...
From there, we were whisked off to a bar known as 'The Stables' to hang out and watch the England Vs Slovenia match...
I thought it may be a themed bar, but no, this place was ACTUALLY a stable... lol or at least had been very recently.
It wasnt too long before England were through and we were off to the stadium for the Australia match! ...
Other places to stay in Kruger National Park
R40, Kapama Private Game Reserve, Kapama Private Game Reserve | 4 star hotelfrom $456
Kruger National Park, Nelspruit, 1350, Kruger National Park | 2 star hotelfrom $94
Imbali Concession, Kruger Park, Skukuza, 1350, Kruger National Park | 4 star hotelfrom $563
Kruger National Park | 2 star hotelfrom $64
Kruger National Park, P. O. Box 88, Skukuza 1350, Kruger National Park | Hotelfrom $1,309